The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 24 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs citing Linux 97 53 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.63% 5.61% 7.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.66% 21.54% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 66 48 52
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,925
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.76%
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
297 246 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 23.35% 26.03% 24.50%
Number of salaries quoted 209 210 172
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region.

Linux Salary Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Essex

Linux
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +2 31 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Chelmsford -2 9 £45,000 -11.33% 3
Colchester -5 9 £75,000 +50.00% 4
Harlow - 6 £25,000 -
Loughton - 3 £26,500 - 1
Saffron Walden +2 1 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 123 (73.65%) Windows
2 58 (34.73%) Oracle
3 53 (31.74%) VMware
4 51 (30.54%) SAN
5 50 (29.94%) SQL
6 47 (28.14%) SQL Server
7 46 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (25.75%) Finance
9 41 (24.55%) UNIX
10 40 (23.95%) Microsoft
11 37 (22.16%) IBM
12 35 (20.96%) Red Hat
12 35 (20.96%) Firewall
13 34 (20.36%) ITIL
14 32 (19.16%) Citrix
14 32 (19.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 30 (17.96%) IIS
16 28 (16.77%) JBoss
17 27 (16.17%) Windows Server 2003
18 26 (15.57%) NetApp
18 26 (15.57%) Disaster Recovery
19 21 (12.57%) Cisco
19 21 (12.57%) Subversion
20 20 (11.98%) Active Directory
20 20 (11.98%) MS Exchange
20 20 (11.98%) .NET
20 20 (11.98%) Perl
21 19 (11.38%) HP
21 19 (11.38%) DNS
22 18 (10.78%) Windows Server 2008

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (17.96%) IIS
2 28 (16.77%) JBoss
3 20 (11.98%) MS Exchange
4 16 (9.58%) WebLogic
4 16 (9.58%) GlassFish
5 15 (8.98%) Tomcat
6 14 (8.38%) WebSphere
7 13 (7.78%) OpenStack
8 11 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (5.39%) Apache
10 7 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (2.40%) Lync
12 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
13 2 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.60%) WordPress
14 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.79%) MS Office
2 8 (4.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.39%) AWD
2 3 (1.80%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.60%) Magento
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.78%) IBM SmartCloud
2 6 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.80%) GitHub
3 3 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (30.54%) SAN
2 35 (20.96%) Firewall
3 19 (11.38%) DNS
4 15 (8.98%) LAN
5 14 (8.38%) WAN
6 13 (7.78%) VoIP
7 12 (7.19%) Intranet
8 11 (6.59%) BIG-IP
9 9 (5.39%) NAS
10 8 (4.79%) VPN
11 7 (4.19%) Internet
12 6 (3.59%) DHCP
12 6 (3.59%) Asterisk PBX
13 3 (1.80%) HTTP
14 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
14 2 (1.20%) SMTP
14 2 (1.20%) LDAP
14 2 (1.20%) SSL
14 2 (1.20%) iSCSI
14 2 (1.20%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (28.14%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.18%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.78%) MySQL
4 8 (4.79%) MS Access
5 7 (4.19%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.59%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.40%) Firebird
7 4 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.40%) TKPROF
8 3 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.20%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.60%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (12.57%) Subversion
2 11 (6.59%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (3.59%) MSTest
5 5 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.40%) JUnit
7 3 (1.80%) Mockito
7 3 (1.80%) jMock
7 3 (1.80%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.60%) Maven
8 1 (0.60%) PowerBuilder
General
1 43 (25.75%) Finance
2 10 (5.99%) Automotive
2 10 (5.99%) Law
3 9 (5.39%) Legal
3 9 (5.39%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.99%) Banking
5 4 (2.40%) Retail
6 3 (1.80%) French Language
6 3 (1.80%) German Language
6 3 (1.80%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.80%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.80%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (13.17%) Analyst
2 17 (10.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (7.78%) Team Leader
4 12 (7.19%) Server Engineer
5 11 (6.59%) Automation Engineer
5 11 (6.59%) Developer
6 10 (5.99%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (5.99%) Capacity Analyst
7 9 (5.39%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 8 (4.79%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (4.19%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.19%) Architect
10 6 (3.59%) Test Manager
10 6 (3.59%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.59%) Programmer
10 6 (3.59%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.59%) Administrator
10 6 (3.59%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.98%) .NET
2 16 (9.58%) Flash
3 10 (5.99%) LAMP
4 9 (5.39%) Middleware
4 9 (5.39%) XML
5 7 (4.19%) jQuery
5 7 (4.19%) HTML
6 6 (3.59%) J2EE
6 6 (3.59%) SOAP
6 6 (3.59%) Struts
6 6 (3.59%) Spring
7 5 (2.99%) JPA
8 4 (2.40%) Web Services
8 4 (2.40%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.80%) Sass
9 3 (1.80%) Spring MVC
9 3 (1.80%) WCF
9 3 (1.80%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.20%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.20%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.78%) iSeries
2 11 (6.59%) AS400
3 10 (5.99%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.59%) Clustering
5 5 (2.99%) Statistics
5 5 (2.99%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.80%) User Experience
7 3 (1.80%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.80%) Open Source
7 3 (1.80%) IVR
8 2 (1.20%) Replication
8 2 (1.20%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.60%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.60%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 123 (73.65%) Windows
2 41 (24.55%) UNIX
3 32 (19.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (16.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (10.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (8.98%) Solaris
7 13 (7.78%) AIX
8 12 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (5.39%) Windows 7
10 8 (4.79%) CentOS
11 7 (4.19%) Ubuntu
12 6 (3.59%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.80%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.80%) Android
14 2 (1.20%) VMS
15 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.60%) Debian
15 1 (0.60%) Fedora
15 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.36%) ITIL
2 26 (15.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (8.38%) Migration
3 14 (8.38%) Mentoring
4 13 (7.78%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (7.19%) Change Management
5 12 (7.19%) System Testing
5 12 (7.19%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (7.19%) Load Balancing
5 12 (7.19%) Capacity Management
6 11 (6.59%) Logistics
6 11 (6.59%) Project Management
6 11 (6.59%) ERP
7 10 (5.99%) Service Delivery
7 10 (5.99%) Asset Management
8 8 (4.79%) Network Management
8 8 (4.79%) High Availability
9 7 (4.19%) Supplier Management
9 7 (4.19%) Software Engineering
9 7 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (29.94%) SQL
2 20 (11.98%) Perl
3 15 (8.98%) PowerShell
4 13 (7.78%) Java
5 12 (7.19%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.19%) C
5 12 (7.19%) Bash Shell
6 11 (6.59%) Korn
7 10 (5.99%) C++
7 10 (5.99%) PHP
8 8 (4.79%) Python
9 7 (4.19%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.59%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.99%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.99%) C#
12 3 (1.80%) PHP5
12 3 (1.80%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.60%) Ruby
13 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.60%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (10.18%) Degree
2 9 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.39%) MCSE
3 6 (3.59%) ISEB
4 4 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.40%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.60%) MCITP
6 1 (0.60%) RHCE
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.60%) CCNP
6 1 (0.60%) CCNA
6 1 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (27.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (11.98%) Active Directory
3 14 (8.38%) vSphere
4 13 (7.78%) vCloud
4 13 (7.78%) Hyper-V
5 11 (6.59%) VMware ESX
6 6 (3.59%) Xen
6 6 (3.59%) XenServer
7 4 (2.40%) XenApp
7 4 (2.40%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.80%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.20%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 17 (10.18%) Tivoli
1 17 (10.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 14 (8.38%) SCOM
3 13 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (6.59%) Puppet
4 11 (6.59%) Ansible
5 6 (3.59%) WSUS
5 6 (3.59%) Opsview
6 5 (2.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (2.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (2.40%) SCCM
8 2 (1.20%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (1.20%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (1.20%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.20%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 58 (34.73%) Oracle
2 53 (31.74%) VMware
3 40 (23.95%) Microsoft
4 37 (22.16%) IBM
5 35 (20.96%) Red Hat
6 32 (19.16%) Citrix
7 26 (15.57%) NetApp
8 21 (12.57%) Cisco
9 19 (11.38%) HP
10 16 (9.58%) BMC
11 12 (7.19%) F5
12 11 (6.59%) SaltStack
13 10 (5.99%) MKS
14 8 (4.79%) Symantec
15 7 (4.19%) CheckPoint
16 6 (3.59%) Brocade
17 5 (2.99%) Sun
17 5 (2.99%) SAP
18 3 (1.80%) Rackspace
18 3 (1.80%) IPFX
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